earth mound


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earth mound

[′ərth ‚mau̇nd]
(geology)
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the fresh earth mound where my mother lies, so newly arrived she's
Sanji Kitaoka, 72, from Shizuoka Prefecture, whose mother Fumiko and elder sister Michiko are believed to have been buried at the site, lit incense sticks in front of an earth mound and mourned for them.
The 23-year-old college student from Olympia, Washington, was killed as she stood with a bullhorn over an earth mound in a bright orange vest, attempting to stop a US-made D9 Caterpillar from demolishing a Palestinian home in the border town of Rafah, Gaza.
Slides constructed on an earth mound will break a fall.
I revved again, the engine giving a mighty roar, made sure I was in first gear, and this time the monster pulled away, tentatively at first, then faster as I approached the first earth mound.
Apart from the fast growing trees, which can mount to 60 feet, and nylon fence, she has also built an earth mound to shield the property from the main road.
This is evident when considering the differential occurrence of open sites, and in particular the strong chronological correlation in the pattern of shell and earth mound formation across the north (Figure 5).
The earth mound of the wooden fort on the summit can still be seen.
In addition, a small earth mound will be constructed to allow a controlled flow of surface water from the flood plain and ditch, providing an increased level of protection for Wellfield residents.
A plan of action was outlined to avoid similar problems in the future including developing hydraulic models to understand implications of extreme weather, surface water management plans, increasing the culvert size, exploring additional storage capacity at St Joseph's Court, exploring extending the earth mound at Plantation Road, reviewing drainage and gulley cleansing programmes and working with large landowners to investigate drainage on their land.
The Deal Or No Deal host, 62, had a lake built at his Grade II-listed home and used the excavated soil to create an earth mound on which he planted trees and flowers.

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